Blake Shinn Licensed jockey Blake Shinn lodged an appeal against conviction and penalty after being found guilty by Racing NSW Stewards under AR137(a) after his ride on Pariah in Race 7 (De Bortoli Wines Golden Rose-Group 1, 1400m) at Rosehill Gardens on Saturday, 23 September 2017.
Mr Shinn was suspended for a period commencing Monday, 2 October 2017 and to expire on Friday, 20 October 2017 on which day he may ride. This appeal was heard on Thursday, 28 September 2017 commencing at 9:30am at the offices of Racing NSW.
The panel gave the following orders: 1. Appeal against finding of guilt upheld. 2. Finding of guilt for breach of AR137(a) set aside 3. Penalty of a 10-race suspension set aside 4. Appeal deposit to be refunded